Letter from Charlie Brooks Jr., to Keith Brooks.

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Title

Letter from Charlie Brooks Jr., to Keith Brooks.

Description

Here, Charlie Brooks is wishing his son Adrian a happy sixteenth birthday. In addition to this, Charlie Brooks uses this letter as a way to reflect to his son. He tells Adrian that even at sixteen he remembers being on the road that would eventually lead him “here”. Charlie then offers his son his best advise to, “avoid the mistakes he made”- he wants both Adrian and Derek to receive a complete education. He also advises his sons to, “put God first in everything that you do”. Charlie closes the letter by telling Adrian he wishes he could hear back from him and Derek. He also gave everyone in the family his love.

Creator

Charlie Brooks Jr.

Source

The Brooks Family Collection

Date

November 1,, 1978.

Files

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Citation

Charlie Brooks Jr., “Letter from Charlie Brooks Jr., to Keith Brooks. ,” The Texas After Violence Project Digital Archive, accessed November 17, 2019, https://exhibits.lafayette.edu/tavp/items/show/53.